Arnold Kronfeld papers
Collections consists of documents and correspondence belonging to Herbert E. Kronfeld, the donor's father, documenting his efforts to assist relatives, including Grete Katz, Fritz Bettelheim, and Adele Mendelsohn, in fleeing Germany and Austria. Includes affidavits of support, correspondence with the State Department's Visa Division, telegrams, and letters to and from United States Senators, including Robert Wagner, regarding individual cases.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Arnold Kronfeld
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Also in Arnold Kronfeld collection
Contains materials related to the Holocaust-era experiences of Herbert E. Kronfeld, Arnold Kronfeld's father. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Collection consists of seven folders containing extensive documents concerning Herbert E. Kronfeld's efforts to get his extended family out of Germany to the United States. Includes extensive correspondence regarding his attempts to assist with the immigration of his elderly aunt, Nanette Scheuffele, who was interned in the Gurs concentration camp in France. The attempt, which was ultimately successful, involved correspondence and coordination with the State Department, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Pastor Adolf Freudenberg (in Switzerland), the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS-HICEM), the National Refugee Service, and members of the United States Senate (including Robert Wagner). Also includes correspondence with Mrs. Scheuffele during and after her internment and immigration, as well as her identification cards and application for naturalization.